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yso discusyahey ti t gi head' says it is time i running out. remembering the tragedy, as benefits soccer match in japan for survivors ofhe earthquake and the tsunami.
the future of libya as a plot of e agenda and london on tuesday. more tn 40 politicians met to discuss the post gaddafi e. qatar warning gaddafi that he has a matterto save themselves. the coalition says they did not tell the car rentals in libya but france said that thatistill. -- the coalition says that they did not agree to arm the rebels >> the rebels are on the back foot again. after fierce fighting, they have ll b regrouping. is latest setbacks, there is calling for more international support. >> where is america? where is great britain? they should help us. they shod gaps or stopping gaddafi forces from
ncing us. >> they say they will not be sending in ground forces. germany is especially opposed to the idea. foreign minister has offered humanitarian help. >> delegates agreed that gaddafi has to go but what should happen to him if he leaves power? italy hasrose exile while france, the u.s., and britain want to see him put before the international criminal court. the british hosts of the conference, however, have been stressing points of unity. >he participants have affirmed the importance of full and swift implementation of the security council resolutionsnd our strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, and national unity of libya.
weil pursuing additional sanctions on individuals and entities associated with the regime. >> delegates say the ongoing airstrikes against the gaddafi regime are just a first at which must be followed by political process. th he re to set up an international contact group to decide which course that would take. >> we coreth meeting in loon. france said they would consider garmin the rebels directly. this is something that they did noage . -- france said that they would consider forming -- arming the relsirtl >> hillary clinton thinks that arming would not be contrary to e u.n. resolution. very few concrete things have been agreed upon. ers the contact group with
qatar, turkey will also play a big role. i think it isalinreing that we have not heard more from the interim council which has come forward with their vision of adecratic libya. they have held talks with hillary clintonndth officials. they are try to put their position forward. they say that they will not accept a divided libya and they ar not expecting the international community to bring the regime change upon libya but this is something thathe libyan people must do themselves. >> howl? we did not hear any firm tk today about a time line in terms of when the deal will be rid of gaddafi. -- how? >> this is something like wishful thinking.
this is a reiteration to say that the international community will not go. gaddafi goes that we don't know. also, what happens to colonel gaddafi, will he go into exile? will have to go in front of the criminal court? germany has said that for them it is most important that colonel gaddafi should go. they have not said that he should go in front of the criminal court. it is interesting that germany held talks with the opposition. the feedback has been very positive. they understand why gemini will not be engaged militarily but they also will make humanitarian contributions. -- they understand why germany will not be engaged militarily. humanitarian help, economic help from germany for a democratic libya.
>> thank you very much. the road to a democratic libya could be far off and for now many people just want to get out. boats carrying 500 refugees arrived in malta. on board, migrants that have been working in libya. meanwhile, and an italian island has been struggling to the with the massive influx from refugees. 6000 north africans are being held there. the government said they will send those to transfer some of them to the mainland. we will be taking a closer look at the situation later. another autocrat under pressure, the syrian president has accepted the resignation of his entire cabinet after a wave of protests against his regime. state television reported the move. now, he is expected to cave in
to a demand and announce the lifting of 8 decades-old emergency law. thousands of his supporters mobilized for a pro-government rally. the ruling party has been in control since 1970. there was an attack on a local government building in the city of tikrit. this is the hometown of the former leader saddam hussein. among the dead are three council members, several of the attackers, and a journalist. the attackers reportedly threw a hand grenade at a checkpoint and then began shooting. later, a vehicle loaded with explosives blew up as police arrived at the scene. it is beginning to sound like the nuclear bailout. the government in japan says they might have to nationalize the company which runs the fukushima power plant. they have been struggling to
prevent a full-scale meltdown. in more than two weeks after the earthquake and tsunami, the problems there continue to mount. >> the situation at the fukushima plant is far from under control. in the latest setback, workers have found i the contaminated water in the basement of reactor a key. -- highly contaminated water in the basement of reactor two. they're working on the damage cooling system. this followed the discovery of plutonium on the side. the levels were not dangerously high but there was cause for concern. >> if plutonium has emerged from the reactor, that tells us about something with damage to the fuel and underlines the seriousness of this accident. >> new photographs shows that the surface ducts are filled
with contaminated water. they are looking to prevent this from escaping into the sea. for all the setbacks, some progress has been made elsewhere. cooling ponds are operational in reactor block one and electricity has been restored to block four. >> the government is rethinking its policy on its nuclear power. the liberal party is part of the governing coalition. they have been a supporter of extending the nuclear power plants. that could be political history. >> the nuclear plant in northern germany, one of 8 shut down by the government pending safety checks. will they ever come back on line? the regional premier is doubtful. >> there's no point talking about concrete numbers. we want to phase out nuclear power faster than the
government. >> that means a faster transition to sustainable energy. the junior coalition partners used to support nuclear power but suddenly, they say that temporarily shut plants should be phased out for good. a senior party member, the economics minister, has one of the costs. >> if you are serious about it, and we are serious, then you have to agree to the consequences. there will be consequences in terms of the transition, in terms of decision making, and in terms of the effect on costs. >> that could mean higher prices for consumers. the debate is likely to rage on within the government. in german politics, energy policy is firmly back on the agenda. >> we are going to look at close pocketbooks. >> big spenders last year. they are hesitant now.
in consumer confidence is set to go down here in germany. inflation and uncertainty over the impact of the of people in northern africa and the middle east have negatively impacted and home -- income expectations for april. >> people in germany are not quite as free with their money these days. political unrest in north africa and the middle east and inflation fears are the main reason on and the drop in consumer sentiment. many people fear rising energy and food prices will curb their purchasing power. the crisis in japan was not taken into account in the latest survey. >> the catastrophe when not help to boost consumer sentiment in germany. you have to realize that the general mood also influences consumption. war fears about nuclear energy will be reflected in consumer attitudes. -- more fears about nuclear
energy. >> some analysts warn that a second round inflation where higher wages increase production costs. companies raise their prices which will spur more inflation. >> a german engineering conglomerate has announced plans to spin off their lighting division. this is part of a massive restructuring plan at siemens which includes the creation of a new unit focusing on providing modern infrastructure for large cities. >> around half of the world's population now lives in urban areas, especially in asia, and that figure is expected to rise to nearly 70% in 15 years. siemens sees business opportunities in the cities of the future building subway systems, installing power grids, and selling environmental construction technology's.
-- and installing environmental construction technology. they're looking to bring in $40 billion in revenue. the infrastructure in city is their fourth corporate alongside -- the plan to spin off their lighting unit in which could be the biggest ipo in germany in a decade. they employ more than 40,000 people and have chalked up sales of 4.7 billion euro last year. >> onto tuesday's market action. expectation that one of germany's biggest banks will need to raise fresh capital caught the attention of investors in germany. >> the ipo went on really well here on the floor pan. -- on the floor. people see a sense of a logic in siemens wanted to generate cash
with the sale of shares. -- was the day's biggest loser. people worried that the bank might be looking for fresh capital some parent of the background for that is at the height of the financial crisis, the government stepped in with billions of aid to keep above water. >> we will stay for a look at the closing numbers here in tuesday. the dax closing flat at 6934 points. the euro stocks entering lower. in new york, the dow is getting a pretty healthy rally. they closed it out at the top of the hour. the euro trading at $1.41. what is billed as the beating international fare for the wine
and spirits industry finished up in duesseldorf. 36 exhibitors were showing off the latest trends in the industry. the number of visitors was up 5% this year. there was a staggering 1000 wines to sample. the world's most expensive to kill also got a lot of attention. this bottle you see selling for 2.5 million euros. -- the world's most expensive bottle of tequila got a lot of attention. >> the ivory coast is on the brink of civil war. the incumbent is in choosing to -- refusing to give up power. several cities have been taken over across the country. the violence could escalate further. more than 1 million people have already fled the fighting.
the japanese national soccer team has taken part in a match to benefit the victims of the japanese earthquake and tsunami. they faced an all-star team from the country's professional soccer league. players and fans honored the people who are dead or missing. >> before kickoff, the teams had a moment of silence remembering the thousands who lost their lives and many more who remain missing more than two weeks after the earthquake shook the northeastern coast. >> european clubs released 12 japanese players said they could take part. -- opened the scoring with a free kick in the 15th minute. it was 2-0 just five minutes later.
the victory went to the national side. the real result was bringing thousands of people together and they show support for the survivors. the japanese football association said they raised 130,000 euros. >> we will be right back.
>> the turmoil in libya is more than just libya. the fighting there and the economic and political upheaval in tunisia and egypt have compelled thousands across the mediterranean. for weeks, they have been added for an italian island where they now lead number the residence. -- they have been had it -- headed for an italian island. this could be a refugee crisis. >> they are trying to get the children out of harm's way. thousands of libyan families are looking to escape the fighting, staying with relatives or
friends. they are looking for safe haven in the east of libya, and schools, universities, or other public buildings. at least 5000 have reportedly come here already. no one really knows exactly how many are on the move. the only thing that is certain is that more and more libyans are looking for safety. worst off are the foreign laborers, tens of thousands are fleeing the country. one and a half million were fighting wendy -- were working when the fighting broke out. most headed west. they went over the border with tunisia. some 183,000. others are headed east towards egypt. about 150,000. a few are escaping across the mediterranean. some 17,000 have made it this
year. over 350,000 people in total have left the country. tens of thousands are being shuffled back to their countries of origin courtesy of aid organizations and governments. many are still waiting and their numbers are rising daily. >> hundreds of thousands of refugees from libya are estimated to have left the country over the last few weeks and many have been heading over the border to tunisia which has been the may departure point for migrants headed to europe. -- which has been the main point of departure for migrants had it to europe. authorities are concerned that they could soon see the spread of disease. the refugees are becoming increasingly frustrated and angry. >> the refugees say, we want to go home. protest marches are an everyday
occurrence where refugees say the evacuation is moving too slowly. >> i want the government and the u.n. to do something to finally get as out of here. we want to leave now, immediately. >> this man has been here for a week. he comes from the door for region from saddam. he worked in a libyan factory for seven years. -- he comes from our for -- darfur in sudan. his cell phone was confiscated. >> they screened at us. they beat us. i don't know why. we could hardly take any of our belongings with us and they were shooting. >> refugees keep arriving at the camp. they are happy to have escaped libya safely. they said they did not just fear
the fighting but also the rebels who threaten to refugees they thought were gaddafi mercenaries. >> i am not a mercenary and i've never fought for gaddafi. we were only there to earn money. >> more than 9000 are living in a camp that sprang up in a matter of days. this house is mostly sub-saharan africans and bangladeshis. the number of refugees has been growing. in contrast to the early chaotic days, the camp now appears well- organized. 40 people have been passed for trash collection alone. -- been tasked for trash collection alone. finally, i enough toilets. while he is preparing for further expansion, he wants to avoid giving the impression that a permanent camp is in the
making. fears are growing that tunisia will close the border to refugees. >> this is only a transit camp, that is the plan and i hope it stays that way. we really hope that the situation in libya will not force us to turn this into a permanent camp. >> the u.n. is working closely with the tunisian military. soldiers provide security and operate a medical clinic. first, they supported the revolution, now they are helping here. this is a new role for disorders. -- for the soldiers. >> we are proud of what we have accomplished in our country. now, so many people are pitching in. we could talk to everyone. how could we not be proud? -- we could hug everyone.
>> the soldiers also help to distribute food and cry to it -- try to keep the long lines orderly. the number of new arrivals fluctuates. often, there are more refugees at the camp at midday then the 8 organizations planned for that morning. this causes shortages. >> when we finish, the food, we still have people in line. that is the difficulty that we had. that happens sometimes because there are so many people in the camps. >> whenever a vehicle or riots, it is rapidly surrounded in the hopes that it is carried food. a u.n. employe at times to intervene and tell stipple to get back in line. -- a un an employee -- a u.n. employee tries to intervene and
tells people to get back in line. >> we have to wait in line for hours and then we even find about the food. that is not what i expected. that hurts. -- and then we even fight about the food. >> an employee tries to calm the situation. she knows what the refugees have been through and they just want to get home. she tells them to line up and then each of them can call home for two minutes. the red cross organized 12,000 phone calls and a week, for many families this is a long awaited sign of life. after 10 minutes, he is able to calm his wife. he asks how the children are doing and tells his wife she will be home soon. he is happy to hear their voice
but he is still worried. like most workers in libya, he regularly send money home. now he is not know how they will pay the school fees for their three children. >> when i think about the children, it is difficult. i have no idea how i will be able to provide a good life for them. besides, the libyans rob me. now have nothing left. >> he hopes he will find work in the sudanese capital but first he has to get there. he prepares to leave in the evening. there is a rumor that the u.n. is calling to pick up a group and taken to the airport. nothing came of it they will have to spend another cold night in the camp. >> that wraps up our report. as always, thank you for the
test. force-mac. we are on location at the bayview opera house. >> i him back. this is where his dream began. we are on location. we're going to hear how he found his inspiration. >> dancing and singing. >> we have to tell them. that is coming up next.
♪ [ music ] >> welcome to bay area. >> i am doing great. zero little bit emotional. this is a very special day. this is a very special interview. >> we are here at the bayview opera house and this is where you were when you were 16-years- old. and this is where your dream began. >> yes. it's amazing. i am here today at the bayview opera house. a block away from third street where a lot of things went down when i was 16-years-old. they lived right across the street and i used to see a lot of activity and a lot of performances that would take place when i was here. and one day i peeked in and i
saw a play. i thought that looked like fun. the only thing that i have coming on was [ indiscernible ] i with an average kid, riding his bike. had a paper route. but this is where it started. i had my first show here. he is a big director and tv producer but it started here. i had no idea. [ overlapping speakers ] that it would start here and take me to the big screen to work with people like eddie murphy.
and work with shows and productions and people like will smith. and working with tyra banks. and a lot of amazing artist. it just shows you that you never know. it's if that's where you're from but where you want to go. it started here. i am so honored to be here and thankful. i am so blessed. because a lot of people that grew up with the are no longer here. and a lot of people's dreams it did not come true. so coming back here today i hope that i can expire some people out there in the world. when i see other people sing and dance, create, technology and everyone loves a winner. so if you are winning and somebody watches you when you are a kid and you get excited about it then [ indiscernible ]. then you will try it out and you will find out if it
works or does not work. you have to be open to life and to try different things. you can do some things. i did modeling, dancing and acting and now i am producing and directing. you will find out by doing a lot of things. >> congratulations. you one some awards and you want some fashion towards. that must be quite gratifying to have that affirmation. >> i am so grateful. it is amazing. we won fashion producer of the year. and we want creative director. i don't do things by myself. i have a great team. all the people that were here
before me and all the people that i have met have inspired me. yes, i get to work and i sacrifice and i spent hours a day working at my skills. but when i say we i am talking about the people who told me i could do it in the people who encouraged me. no one makes it by themselves. all of us get inspired and we take things and we put it together. so i never want to see me i want to say we because i don't and i can do anything without help. i have been blessed with great help. there's lots of people that have touched my life's from teachers to dancers, producers. even people who did not like me. those people have pushed me because they said you cannot do
it. so everybody who says you can't, bring it on. >> i understand what you're saying. i understand this people say that you can't do this. [ laughing ] were all about winning. >> were going to do some more behind the scenes at the bayview opera house are going to talk with armando. and they were going to go to [ indiscernible ]. if you would like to contact us we will have the information at the end of our show. the bayview opera house has many new programs and one is a joke the class that armando teaches. it's nice to see you here and
thank you for having us. >> hard thing today is a dream come true and that the industry and is something that is elusive. i know that you do all a lot of programs. when you start the class hear what was the response? >> i first started in the adult program in the morning. it's in the morning at 9:00 a.m. and i know a lot of people were. we had a couple of people coming in and then i was asked if i would do an afterschool youth program with the kids. i never thought that i would be teaching young children over. -- yoga. they're getting rid of the is department in the schools and there is no outlet for children. and when the children commend
the are full of energy. yoga brings them together. they just get some individual attention. i get about 10-15 children after school. they love it. it is a game for them and the playtime for them. and also getting a lot of physical benefits. >> i would imagine that for some with add that this might help them to focus. >> and that's the first thing when they come in to the class i remind them and i remind them -- remind them that it is about focus. and children do not know anything about yoga. when i had my first class i asked a lot of the students who knows anything about yoga. quite a few raised their hands.
they didn't know exactly what was and they said it was about stretching and breathing. and a couple of them said that they knew what the postures were but they did not know the names. so they know. they know that yoga is something that they like to do. >> were talking about dreams coming true today. and you are not from the bay area and at one point you were a nurse. you change professions and got into fitness. what changed that in your life? >> i was overweight. i was getting burned out in nursing. and as i went -- i have been swimming and running but when i got into working out in the gym it just grabbed me. as i started to work on my own
self and body and my philosophy as i train and inspire people that the mind body and spirit. anti-doing that throughout the years my clientele has brought me to yield a. it also robbery to the bayview area. one of my clients is an attorney and she lives here and she's lived here ever since she graduated from law school. so i used to come to visit her and she has since moved on and outof the area. but when i saw the area and the housing and what was here this was just a part of the city that people don't get to see. if they come out here the bayview have a lot to offer. the views and the homes and because of the community and since i have lived here for nine years i have had nothing
but a positive experience from the community itself. >> that is wonderful. i appreciate you spending some time with us today. thank you very much. >> thank you for having me. >> if you would like more information about the classes the information is on our screen. >> how are you doing barbara? >> good. >> i'm glad to be here. i can't believe i am here. tell me about you? >> i in front germany
originally. san francisco was one of my small-town dreams so you're at the bayview opera house what an amazing place to be. this is a place where you can inspire people. what inspires you to do what you do? >> i've always loved the arts and i was inspired to go out and connect with my community. i have worked in the bayview since 1984. i have been watching the upper house what i had to slow down in my work i did spend some time volunteering. but there was an opening and i thought i'm going to do this now. i got onto the program and
became chair of the program. it was easy to get there. i started to make things happen. the first thing and the event that i put on was a celebration for president obama who was being sworn in at that time. so we had a big celebration at the opera house. >> that is awesome. that is great. tell us about what is the bayview opera house have to offer the community? >> the upper house has a lot of things happening for the community and i'm really glad for this opportunity to put the word out. one of our problem is is that a lot of people do not know what we have going on. we want to bring art and culture to the bayview. and so would like to bring art
and culture to the community right here. and for that purpose we have our dare to dream afterschool enrichment program. we have about 170 kids come through here every week. >> that a lot of kids. that's awesome. one of the things that you were saying is that you want -- the a lot of folks cannot go downtown or uptown. [ indiscernible ] and that gives them hope and understanding and knowledge that there are other things in the world outside the community that is art and art is so important. i see all of this beautiful art around me. are these local artist? >> these are artists that have connection to the bayview. one of the artist whose
metalwork you see here, has worked in the shipyards since the 1990s and he apprentice himself to other artist -- >> you are doing a lot of great things. i am so happy to be here. i grew up here. i grew up down the street. i'm so glad that you are bringing people here and you're putting bayview on the map. thank you very much. i'm so glad you are here. and we thank you. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> i am janice edwards and we are on location. and we are talking about the
glow foundation. also teaches financial literacy. and peter is here. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> i gave you a little bit about what's glow does but can you elaborate. >> our mission is to provide financial literacy. so the way that we work as we partner up with different financial institutions, nonprofits and schools and deliver our program over a two- year period. we talk about like what is a banking account to start focusing on financing for college. >> we have a thing today with dreams coming true and if those the the -- the students that treat -- achieve their dreams and we see stories of people who make a lot of but they aren't able to hold onto it. as you are teaching them about financial literacy what are some of the common theme? >> the popular [ indiscernible ] we are starting in a place where a lot of teams are coming
from low income families and understanding basic finances. even having a bank account. so what we are teaching them is how do you do a budget, how do you plan out for the year. in fact college is a possibility and you can finance college and we teach them about financial aid, scholarships, work study. how we empower the students to become college students and to graduate. >> this particular partners that you have missed area are? >> we work with college track, first graduate [ indiscernible ]. >> people who are interested to get an application for the program they would go through them for what they contact you directly? >> so the way that we work as we partner with our schools and nonprofit partners and they provide the pipeline for the students. we see kids getting into
college and so we partner up with these other organizations of the students come through them to us. >> you are a small organization. how had the recession impacted your outlook and your ability to serve the students? >> we have a very low cost model. to get kids in college with tuition costs and job unemployment rates are really high right now and so everybody is come to us and saying how can you deliver this program to our students. what we are looking at this year and we delivered our program to students and provided over 90 scholarships. we want to [ indiscernible ] over the next two or three years throughout the state. we are partnering with corporate and financial institutions to see how we can grow this scale in the next two or three years. >> that the great vision and
goal. what was your dream growing up? >> my parents were immigrants from korea and luckily for me they both have college degrees when they came here. they were pioneers for me. so for me coming and growing up in america i really realized the opportunity that we have. and over the years i had a law degree and working with the foundation and i saw there was the underclass in our based community that are not getting their basic needs that they need whether it be water or fuel -- food or education. so what inspired me to do this work was how we could leverage all of the public partners, private sector and nonprofit and work collectively to achieve this. we wanted to provide basic services. >> it's nice to meet you and thank you for the work that you were doing. >> if you like to contact the glow foundation the information
it on our screen. and we're behind the scenes and where with charles as one-way boot camp. because you are doing something new, kim. that's why you changed today. so what can she look forward to? >> first of all you showed up. this is all about having fun. it's okay to be you. so i encourage her to have a good time. smile and just don't fall. >> the smiling part i can do and the following part i can't guarantee. >> people want to see real people they want to connect with people. i am about selling the close
and for people to be who they are. >> and for work as well. this file will be important. >> it's a contagious thing. if you are going to smile you want to make people smile back. [ overlapping speakers ] we look forward to seeing you take the class. ♪ [ music ] [ clapping ] >> so i have erica and this is
my designer for the fashion show. say hi. >> high. >> amitabha tiffani made. this is an organization that's having an event and this is your second time. >> the experience has been wonderful. it's a blessing and honor to work with charleston. how did you decide that you want to donate the proceeds for cancer? >> i was inspired by what i thought my mother go through in her last days. she passed away from cancer last year. and that was my inspiration and that's why i'm giving directly to benefit cancer patients. >> keep walking. >> your experience, how has that been? >> it's amazing. it helps with confidence and
posture. just walking into a room and performing. >> he talks a little -- a lot about presence. he says to hold your head up high and make eye contact with people. otherwise it's gone and that moment is quick. that was a night job. there's nothing like a confidence booster. it was a big help. how long have you been taking classes here? >> about three months. it's helped me in many
different ways. you naturally want to walk fast. it's helped me a lot. >> this was so much fun. i'm glad that you're here. but it's for everybody. it's for a lifestyle as for the whole family. come on out. just have fun. >> it's always great working with these people. thank you for taking us behind the scenes. >> it was great. i am really having a great time. i am just so glad. it's really grab -- i'm really glad [ indiscernible ] and people say you are always
positive and you are a happy guy. they don't realize that i have gone through great pain to get where i impact. it's a pain that has helped me to be grateful and thankful. there are so many people out there who want to quit and give up. but i am here to tell you that you are. you just have to hang in there and find people who love you areas just hang in there. thank you for being here today. i had a great time. >> we have to make it happen. if you need encouragement to date we hope that you will receive that. just keep going for the vision. we love having you here. [ overlapping speakers ] >> this show is great. everybody was great. armando was great and barbara was great.
>> and kim getting out there and trying to model. >> modeling is for everybody. don't be afraid. because the world is a runway. >> if you would like to contact anybody the information is on the are screen. and that is our show. thank you again for being with us. >> we love janice. >> and we love you. and thank you. join us again